Meeting Services and Support

The Elkhart County CVB Sales & Services Team provides services for conventions, trade shows, meetings and business events utilizing a consultative approach based on the unique needs, specific goals and attendee interests. Here are a few of the many complimentary services we can offer:

  • Digital photos free of charge to help you promote your event
  • Hotel bid requests to reach 3,000 hotel rooms to streamline your booking process
  • Local outreach to caterers, vendors, suppliers, and entertainers to help your event shine within budget
  • Deals and discounts for your attendees to local restaurants, shops and attractions
  • Customized landing page built with your event logo and event specific details including registration forms and venue links for “one stop event info”
  • Event QR code for your use on name tags, promotional materials and for pre-event information
  • Site visit and pre-event planning coordination
  • Free online event calendar listing of your “public event information” to help you increase your ticket sales
  • Brochures and travel guides for destination promotion in pre-conference years to build excitement for registration
  • Coordination of welcome letters and opening event presentations by local elected officials
  • RFP bid packet presentations, digital and printed, for board or committee review and decision making
  • Identification of local corporations, organizations, professionals or other potential speakers, resources, or insights for entrepreneurial or industry tours
  • Event venue bid requests to match RFP to stream line the process
  • Assistant with suggesting, reserving and coordinating after hours or non-conference time including team building programs, outdoor recreation, local demonstrations, hands-on activities, guided tours, and special evening experiences
  • Suggested spouse programs or pre-post conference activities 
  • Coordination assistance for bus or shuttle transportation between South Bend International Airport or between meeting venues

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Director of Group and Experiential Sales & Promotions

Sonya Nash, CTIS, CTP

Director of Group and Experiential Sales & Promotions